Monthly Archives: October 2012

On Wayne Simmonds in Chomutov…

Earlier today, as I was checking the scores with my morning coffee, I noticed something out of the corner of my eye. A brief scan caught the name Simmonds and the words Czech League and without looking I knew that … Continue reading

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The Red Army conquers Prague

The Red Army led for most of the game, though Prague made it interesting in the third period and, led by Tomáš Surový, cut the deficit to one goal. It wasn’t enough and the Lions eventually fell to CSKA Moscow … Continue reading

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Panenka Scarves XII : Golden Tiger

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ Last Sunday I got to do something that even local Praguers have … Continue reading

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Prague Plummeting in the Standings

It’s a good thing I’m a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. It’s helpful in times like these. After starting the season strong and hinting at an enjoyable run in their KHL debut, the Prague Lions are now locked in a brutal … Continue reading

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KHL Report: October 13th – October 19th.

While the NHL inches its way closer to a new season, there still isn’t any top quality hockey in North America. You and I both know that real fans can’t stay away from the game for too long, so why … Continue reading

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Panenka scarves XI: Football

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ It’s been a busy month. Within four days I found myself at … Continue reading

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Panenka scarves X: 50 mission crowns

Panenka scarves is one Canadian’s attempt to document his appreciation of the obvious and not-so-obvious experiences of a life in the Czech Republic. For previous Panenkas, click here. _____________ As the introduction says, some of the things I’ll gab on about … Continue reading

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KHL Report: October 6th – October 12th 2012

The scheduled opening of the NHL regular season has come and gone, so why not take a moment to catch up on all the action in the KHL last week. Here’s what you may have missed: Ovi, Kovi, Kostitsyns and … Continue reading

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Prague sets a KHL record for attendance, but Ovechkin spoils the party

Alexander Ovechkin scored the game’s lone goal, while Alexander Yeryomenko pitched a 29-save shutout en route to a 1-0 victory. For two periods, a rocking, record-setting, crowd of 16 317 – as well as countless others watching on ESPN – … Continue reading

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Visiting St. Petersburg bests Prague, 4-3

In their O2 Debut, HC LEV Praha fell to SKA St. Petersburg. The visitors from Russia led for most of the match, scored the game-winning goal with under three minutes to go, and spoiled the debuts of Zdeno Chara, Martin … Continue reading

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